Quilted bed cover

English
1780–1800


Object Place: England

Dimensions

249.5 x 247 cm (98 1/4 x 97 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.587

Medium or Technique

Cotton, linen; printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Faced with three chintzes. Top: two copperplate prints in sepia on natural cotton. Central print shows figures in rural settings; border print shows twisted ribbons and delicate floral sprays. Reverse natural cotton ground; pattern of hexagonal mesh. Border print badly rotted. Both faces stained and worn. A number of holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Choate